HostsXpert Alternatives

    HostsXpert is described as 'ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. Just a Simple word of caution - Hosts files are not to be taken lightly -'. There are more than 10 alternatives to HostsXpert for Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like HostsXpert are SwitchHosts (Free, Open Source), Gas Mask (Free, Open Source), BlueLife Hosts Editor (Free) and HostsFileEditor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 21, 2018

    1. HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor. Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts editor Scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks Hosts file backup manager Exclusion list
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    2. SwitchHosts is an App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc. Features: - Syntax highlight The IP, domain name and comments are displayed in different colors so that all kinds of information can be seen at a glance.
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    3. Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.
    4. BlueLife Hosts Editor is a portable freeware hosts-file editor and allows you to easily add/delete, block, and update domain names to your hosts file.
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    5. Easily edit and manage the hosts file for Windows ## Features * Cut, copy, paste, duplicate, enable, disable and move one or more entries at a time * Filter and sort when there are a large number of host entries * Enable and disable entire hostsfile from application or...
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    6. Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.
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    7. BeeThink IP Blocker is a Windows IP Blocking program which controls one computer interacts with other computers over the network.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!.
    8. When an entry is toggled off, it is not commented out in the hosts file, but instead stored in the app's preferences storage. This means you will have to uncomment all your unused host entries and untoggle them in the prefpane if you want to use them.
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    9. iplist is a Linux application for blocking connections to and from a specified range of hosts using the netfilter netlink-queue library. iplist is an open source IP filtering program similar to PeerGuardian .


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.29, released in October 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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